The average salary for a Junior Graphic Designer is $39,669.
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Job Description for Junior Graphic Designer
A junior graphic designer is typically an employee found in art departments or working as part of a creative team. This is typically the first step for a person seeking to work within this particular field. The junior designer may find that he or she is assigned to work as part of a design team that reports to a manager or senior designer in the department. The junior designer will typically be given fairly rudimentary and routine assignments at first, with more creative freedom granted after ex…Read more
Junior Graphic Designer Tasks
- Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
- Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
- Design and develop product brand identity.
Popular Employer Salaries for Junior Graphic Designer
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Popular Skills for Junior Graphic Designer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Junior Graphic Designer
An entry-level Junior Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,141 based on 267 salaries. An early career Junior Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,727 based on 1,899 salaries. A mid-career Junior Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,919 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Junior Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Junior Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.7% more) and New York, New York (11.9% more).
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